Glu Mobile Debuts Next-Gen Mobile Gaming at Mobile World Congress
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices, announced today at Mobile World Congress two games developed specifically for the Android(TM) 3.0, Honeycomb, platform and optimized on the NVIDIAÃ‚® Tegra(TM) 2 mobile super chip: Gun Bros and Glyder 2.
Glu produces industry-leading social mobile gaming experiences for next-generation Android tablets. Glu plans to debut both titles on Honeycomb-based tablets this week at Mobile World Congress and will provide demos of Gun Bros in the Android booth.
“Glu leads in delivering dynamic game play and advanced feature sets on our social mobile titles,” said Giancarlo Mori, chief creative officer at Glu. “We are privileged to support both Android and NVIDIA’s innovative offerings and to be demonstrating enhanced and innovative versions of Glu games at Mobile World Congress.”
Glu’s original titles, Gun Bros and Glyder 2, are the company’s first games developed to maximize the capabilities offered by the combination the Tegra 2 chip and the Android 3.0, Honeycomb, platform.
In addition to sharp graphics and fast game play, Gun Bros and Glyder 2 feature:
Gun Bros – More realistic shading, ambient lighting, environmental effects and Open GL 3D graphics bring the Gun Bros world to life like never before.
Glyder 2 – Tegra 2 powered, breathtaking 3D graphics and innovative accelerometer powered controls pull the player into the high-flying world of Glyder.
Glu is a leader in developing and publishing Android games with more than 25 titles already available on Android Market(TM). As one of the first mobile game publishers that will implement In App Purchases (IAPs) into its Android games, Glu continues to drive new revenue and customer acquisition through strategic development and promotional partnerships.
Glu’s Gun Bros will be on display at the Android booth (Hall: 8, Stand 8C25) during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu’s unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world – supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 devices and beyond. Glu is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the UK. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP and also partners with leading entertainment brands including Activision, Atari, Caesar’s and Fox. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the ‘g’ character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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